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Q. I take Provera to get periods. Can I have unprotected sex without conceiving?

Answered by
Dr. Sameer Kumar
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Sep 28, 2017

Hello doctor,

I did not get my periods for years, and finally, I went to a doctor, and they put me on Provera. I take it the first to 12th of every month, and I get my periods on the third day after stopping the medicine. Since I do not ovulate due to the lack of hormone, and I take medicine to induce my ovulation medically. Could I have unprotected sex either during or after my period without conceiving?

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  • Progesterone does not cause ovulation, but it is produced only after ovulation occurs, through corpus luteum. So, you taking Progesterone has no role in ovulation.
  • Please mention the diagnosis which the doctors have given you for your condition. If you have been amenorrhoeic for years together, then chances are you may have a hypoplastic uterus or streak ovaries.

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